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Wayne W. Oppermann

Wayne Wilson Oppermann, ‘Juice’, age 78 years, of the town Auburn was called home to be with the Lord on April 28, 2020 at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee.
Wayne was born on March 4, 1942 in West Bend to Wilson and Evelyn (Butzke) Oppermann. He was united in marriage to Carol Popham Henrichs on November 4, 1967 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in New Fane.
He graduated from Kewaskum High School in 1960 and served in the United States Army from 1964-1966. Wayne drove truck for several trucking companies the last 20 years of his employment, which he truly enjoyed.
Those Wayne leaves behind to cherish his memory include his wife of 52 years, Carol; two children; Jeffrey ‘J.R.’ (Lea) Henrichs and Stacy (Robert) Weseljak; four grandchildren, Jennifer (David) LeCaptain, Jeremy (Jaime) Henrichs, Casey (Catherine) Henrichs, and Emily Weseljak; seven great-grandchildren, Landon, Adriana, Elise, Isla, Oliver, Winston, and Levi; siblings, Sharon (James) Sabish, Dennis (Joan) Oppermann, Mark (Gail) Oppermann, and Alan (Debra) Oppermann. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by his brother, Myron, and niece, Michelle, along with his four-legged buddy, Reggie.
Wayne’s family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Burn Center for the loving care they provided and also to the Kewaskum Fire Department, Kewaskum Rescue, and the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department.
Due to current restrictions and Wayne’s wishes, a private burial service will be held for Wayne’s family at St. John’s Lutheran Church in New Fane.
Please consider signing our online guest book ( to share your condolences with the family. Cards addressed to the family may be sent in care of: Myrhum – Patten Funeral & Cremation Service, 1315 W. Washington Street, West Bend, WI 53095.